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At Home in the Real World DEFENSE GUNS HOME PREVENTION

Learn to Shoot Handguns…Safely & Effectively !

By on January 28, 2017
As of last weekend, I'm certified to teach safe and effective use of handguns. Advice: Prevent home breaks-ins first ! And, know how to defend yourself !
At Home in the Real World DEFENSE PREVENTION STORIES

“I know I should think about this…but I don’t.”

By on November 4, 2016
“What have you been up to on this beautiful day?", Marsha asked. "I bought the gun I’ve been wanting”, I replied. With a quiet gasp, she pulled back. The cashier leaned in. This was a different kind of conversation.
At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE HOME

Unlikely Teachers

By on October 14, 2016

When a person explores new territory, whether it’s re-decorating for the first time in 15 years, or learning to eat healthy food, a new world opens up. You’re exposed…

At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE PREVENTION

Why I Wrote – At Home In the Real World

By on September 7, 2016
I’m writing a book called At Home In the Real World. It recognizes that the world around us is increasingly unsettled, and that our homes are extensions of our lives that we need to strengthen.

Why am I writing this? Because the bubble I lived in had been breached with gunfire, statistics, and reality sandwiches. I'll get to that, but suffice it to say, it left me a little afraid, deeply unsettled....and in want of solutions.
HOME PREVENTION

Why We Didn’t Move

By on September 1, 2016
If you lived in the city, and heard gunfire on and off for a few years, about a half mile away, and then one day it came ridiculously close to your house, your first reaction may be an intense desire to move. Mine was!